Entertainment Chris Rock Netflix Special to Drop on Valentine's Day

19:17  13 february  2018
19:17  13 february  2018 Source:   The Hollywood Reporter

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Chris Rock 's Netflix stand-up special is almost here. The comedian's first televised stand-up gig in 10 years, Chris Rock : Tamborine, will debut on the streaming platform this Valentine ' s Day .

Since its release, there have been a number of theories regarding WTF it meant (ranging from a fifth season of Arrested Development to the finale of Sense8), but today, it has been announced that "Tamborine" is actually the title of Chris Rock 's Netflix special , which drops on Valentine ' s Day .

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Chris Rock's Netflix stand-up special is almost here.

The comedian's first televised stand-up gig in 10 years, Chris Rock: Tamborine, will debut on the streaming platform this Valentine's Day. Directed by fellow comedian Bo Burnham and filmed at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music, the comedy special has turned out to be the reveal behind Netflix's mysterious tamborine-themed advertising campaign, which included a teaser video and billboards in Los Angeles and New York.

Tamborine is the first of two Netflix stand-up specials to come from Rock, who will attempt to use his incisive commentary on relationships, race and society on life in 2018. The specials also mark a rare return to the stage for Rock, as his last stand-up program was HBO's Kill the Mesenger in 2008. In other recent appearances, he hosted the Academy Awards in 2016 to solid reviews, directed Amy Schumer's Netflix special and guest-starred on Fox's hip-hop drama Empire.

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Watch Rock ’s teaser for the special below. “ Chris Rock : Tamborine” will drop on Netflix on Wednesday. Valentine ' s Day is the one holiday we all love to hate. If you're single, it's just a day to remind you that you're single, and if you're in a relationship, it's a Pepto Bismol-colored

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In 2016, the Emmy and Grammy winner signed a massive $40 million deal with the streaming giant for two stand-up specials. The $20 million per special was believed to be more than other A-list comedians (Jerry Seinfeld, Schumer) have commanded during the platform's stand-up boom. Specials are still forthcoming on the steamer from Kevin James and Ellen DeGeneres.

Rock posted the news on his instagram Tuesday morning:


Tomorrow. Tamborine. @netflixisajoke

A post shared by Chris Rock (@chrisrock) on Feb 13, 2018 at 8:01am PST

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